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All season information on selective fisheries

Spring All-Depth Halibut SeasonFixed Dates: May 13-15, May 20-22, June 3-5, June 10-12, June 17-19, and July 1-3.  Back-up Dates (available if quota remains): July 15-17 and July 29-31. Quota = 172,244 pounds.

Summer All-Depth Halibut Season: Opens Aug 5-7, then every other Thurs, Fri and/or Sat until the earlier of quota attainment or Oct 31. Initial quota = 68,351 pounds

Summer Selective Coho Salmon Season – Salmon season dates and information will be decided by the ODFW at there annual Salmon meeting and we will post that information when it comes out around the middle of April.

September Non-selective Coho Salmon Season -This non-selective Salmon season will also be announced in mid April.

6-Hour Summer Deep Water Bottom Fishing – A new fishery at Tradewinds where we have out to the 40-fathom curve to fish now this summer which is 240 feet of water. There are some great spots in the area where we can find larger fish such as Lingcod, Canary rockfish etc….A fun fishery for those who want to experience REAL Deep Sea Fishing.

Inshore Halibut Season – Opens May 1, seven days per week, inside the 40-fathom line, through the earlier of quota attainment or Oct 31. Quota = 32,591 pounds.

Albacore Tuna Fishing – Start checking our fishing reports towards the end of June for catch updates

Deep Water Lingcod Trips – Open till May 1st and then re-opens September 1st

Bottom Fishing Trips – Open year round

Whale Watching – Trips daily but check with our office for the better opportunity months

Ocean Dungeness Crabbing – Open thru October 15, 2020

Gift Certificates for Fishing & Whale Watching
Available NOW – NO Expiration Dates
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Ahoy! Welcome Aboard!

Since 1938, Tradewinds Charters in Depoe Bay has been providing “Top Deck” ocean charters for whale watching, sportfishing, bird watching, and Ecology Tours. With a fleet of ten modern, fully equipped vessels, experienced, knowledgeable, and very friendly captains and crew, Tradewinds is the premier ocean charter service on the Oregon Coast. From the moment you check in at our charter office and board our vessels, you will definitely feel a part of the crew and right at home. We strive for not only the best in whale watching and fishing, but the best in fun.

Tradewinds is located on highway 101 at the North end of the bridge in Downtown Depoe Bay. Our private dock is located conveniently just below our office. With flags flying you’ll see our office which overlooks both the Pacific Ocean, and our harbor. We are always happy to answer your questions, so just give us a call at: 1-800-445-8730 or fill out our Information Request Form. From individuals to large groups, Tradewinds, with our vast experience, is here to provide you with your best ocean experience. Be sure and explore the rest of our web site for great pictures and details about our charter services.

Thanks for visiting our web site, hope to see you aboard real soon!
The Staff and Skippers here at Tradewinds